Back in 1995, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill were named co-Rookie of the Year award recipients after enjoying stellar rookie campaigns. Now, both of them have decided to retire at the end of the same season.
On Saturday, Hill announced that he was retiring from the league. And just a little while ago, Kidd also announced that he will be hanging up his sneakers for good after one season with the Knicks.
June 3, 2013 - NY Knicks EVP & GM Glen Grunwald announced that NBA Great Jason Kidd has retired from playing professional basketball.— NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) June 3, 2013
During his career, Kidd played with the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, and the Knicks. He won one NBA title, made ten All-Star appearances, and finished his career with the second-most assists in NBA history. The only thing left for him to do now is to prepare a Hall of Fame speech. See you in a few years, Jason...
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